Fundamentals of Illustrator III: Color, Swatches & Patterns

Brad Woodard, Designer + Illustrator

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5 Videos (39m)
    • Introduction: Create a seamless repeat pattern

      1:48
    • Color

      7:30
    • Fills & Gradients

      11:20
    • Swatches

      9:51
    • Patterns

      8:38

About This Class

Adobe Illustrator is an incredible design application, one that has limitless potential for translating your creativity into beautiful graphic formats. The sheer amount of tools and effects can be daunting, however, leaving beginners intimidated and confused without a starting point. This class will not only provide a foundation for working with Illustrator, it will get you started on the path to harnessing the application's power!

This class is the third of a four part series on the Fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator that will provide in-depth insrtuction and understanding into the tools in Illustrator.

Be sure to enroll in my complete Fundamentals of Illustrator Series: Fundamentals of Illustrator I: The First Steps to Becoming a Pro Illustrator, Fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator II: Paths, Shapes & Type, and Fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator IV: Appearance, Layers, Images & Symbols.

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Brad is very thorough at explaining features of Ai CC
He covers a lot of basic but super useful skills here.
Chris Cambell

Communications Specialist

Very useful, as usual :)

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Brad Woodard

Designer + Illustrator

I am a graphic designer and illustrator raised in the Great Northwest, now living in Austin, Texas with my wife and two little kids. After graduating with a BFA in graphic design, I started my career as an information designer and illustrator at Column Five Media. The digital illustration courses I took in college paid off, as I found that more and more clients were requesting illustration work in their designs. Merging both skills together I have been able attract all types of work, including my work in advertising at Arnold Worldwide.

Now, my wife and I run our own design and illustration studio full-time, named Brave the Woods. We also started the company Artists for Education, which brings artists together to create beautifully designed, educational artwork for teachers' classrooms and your living room.

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